Episode 38: Healthy Work Life Balance

Episode 38: Healthy Work Life Balance

As we soak up the last few weeks of summer... work, school and activities return. We find ourselves falling back into a routine. This can feel really good or reallyoverwhelming!  "Back in the day", we had a village running a household. It was a team effort and you were never alone.πŸ‘©β€πŸ’ΌπŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ”§πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³πŸ‘©β€πŸŒΎ In today's world, individuals are expected to take care of ALL [...]

Episode 37: Nightshades, Arthritis + Inflammation

Episode 37: Nightshades, Arthritis + Inflammation

Have you heard of Nightshades? Or even been advised to avoid them? Nightshades are a group of plants that grow at night πŸŒ™ and primarily in the summer. Their leaves are inedible, but their fruits, we love! This family includes eggplants πŸ†, peppers 🌢,  okra, tomatoes πŸ… and even potatoes πŸ₯”!   So, should we avoid them? These plants [...]

Episode 36: Local + Organic- Is it worth it $$$?

Episode 36: Local + Organic- Is it worth it $$$?

The modern American supermarket can be overwhelming with everything available all year long.  It's created such a disconnect between us and what's in season- so how do we know what to eat?! πŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ The best way is by visiting your local farmer's market or joining a CSA to know what's in season. Go see what's growing around you πŸ₯•... meet your farmers [...]

Episode 35: Vegan or Vegetarian Right for You?

Episode 35: Vegan or Vegetarian Right for You?

Have you ever considered going Vegetarian, Vegan or even Raw Vegan?! We love these styles of eating in the summer because they're packed with nutrition and anti-inflammatory properties to cool and calm the body. But to be clear, we're NOT talking: ❌ "Carbotarians"-  a diet full of pizza πŸ• , pasta 🍝  and cereal πŸ₯£ βŒ Fake Meats- full of soy products [...]

Episode 34: Sugar, Sweets + Frozen Treats

Episode 34: Sugar, Sweets + Frozen Treats

We're all about treating ourselves to something sweet, especially in the summer!   Summer nights β˜€οΈ + ice cream cone 🍦+ family/friends πŸ‘­ =  Happiness πŸ˜ƒ The sweet flavors of summer nourishes our soul and helps us endure the long, hot days.  But let's get something straight.... MAJORITY of our sweet, should be coming from naturally sweet foods. In [...]